Re: Alex Verus #1: Fated
Yep, the sensitive fraction was suggested by a friend for pretty much that exact reason - it made things more plausible.
Regarding the Council, it's in Britain because that's what it rules. :) This is one area where I've done things differently from the Dresden Files - mage government is mostly done on a national rather than an international level.
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series of urban fantasy novels. Fated
is the first, and Book #4 in the series, Chosen
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